Deanna Engelkes, Sanford Senior Care, Sheldon, Iowa, was recognized by her peers & staff members for exhibiting high valued qualities and abilities. She establishes a special connection with patient/resident and families through trust and emotional support, serves as a role model for the nursing profession and demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills with peers and co-workers.
LTC Director of Nursing, Jennifer DeJong, RN, said of Engelkes, “Deanna has been an employee of Sanford for 25 years and has been at Sanford Senior Care since 2009. She is knowledgeable and always willing and wanting to learn. Deanna consistently shows compassion and dedication to the residents, their families and staff of Senior Care. Her dedication to Senior Care, the residents and Sanford values are exhibited each and every day she comes to work.